People who are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes will be fast-tracked into the flagship Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
Members of the public will be able to use an online tool, hosted by Diabetes UK, to calculate their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by answering a series of basic questions including age, weight and ethnicity. By completing this tool, in England you may be eligible for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme.
Rapid access to the programme has been rolled out following research that revealed those living with diabetes face a significantly higher risk of dying with COVID-19. The programme, which supports people to lose weight and adopt healthier habits, is the first national initiative of its kind in the world and has already helped hundreds of thousands of people.
You can find more information on how to self refer here.